1900-1920

Timeline created by Hamilton Hilburn
In History
  • Mediates Coal Strike

    Mediates Coal Strike
    Strike by the United Mine Workers of America in eastern Pennsylvania for higher wages, shorter work hours and recognition.
  • Hepburn Act

    Hepburn Act
    The Hepburn Act increased the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission over railroads and other types of carriers. It provided reasonable rates, and established routes.
  • Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy

    Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy
    Taft fired Pinchot for accusing Ballinger of benefiting business interest at expense of US natural resources.
  • Payne-Aldrich Tariff

    Payne-Aldrich Tariff
    A bill that wanted to lower tariffs, counter acted with the Dingley Tariff.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The 17th amendment is passed that says each state will have 2 senators that the people will vote for.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    The 16th amendment is passed that says congress can collect taxes on incomes or from wherever without sharing to the states.
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Dollar Diplomacy
    A term used to describe America's efforts to further its foreign policy in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans
  • Louis Brandeis Other People's Money

    Louis Brandeis Other People's Money
    Brandeis' thesis was that the large banking houses were collaborating with business to create trust in America's Major industries.